Dan could really benefit from constructive feedback to get his people skills closer to the level of his financial skills.
Let’s imagine that one of your high performers just did a great job on a report. What made their work great? Well, perhaps they got it done three days ahead of schedule.
It’s become cliché to assert that having high emotional intelligence equals better performance at work. But I’m going to shock you, because the link between emotional intelligence and job performance is wildly overstated.
In fact, research suggests that in certain jobs, having higher emotional intelligence is actually correlated with lower job performance!
Momma always told me that watching television and movies would rot my brain. Well, now I’ve got a great counter-argument to that, because there’s an exercise for developing emotional intelligence that involves watching television.
Emotional intelligence is just as important as traditional intelligence.
Given the huge amounts of information most of us have to cram into our presentations, getting people to remember everything is a tall order.
Now, we all have different presentation styles and different ways of making our message memorable.